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Agnes Street and Shirley Holmes (Allen) seated on table holding war bond campaign materials, with large bell, poster advertising "The First Annual Double V Water Beauty Pageant..." and boy standing in doorway in background

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Agnes Street and Shirley Holmes (Allen) seated on table holding war bond campaign materials, with large bell, poster advertising "The First Annual Double V Water Beauty Pageant..." and boy standing in doorway in background
Date:1942-1950
Description:

One woman holds a poster reading "We Can, We Will, We Must...buy U.S. War Savings Bonds and Stamps Now," another poster on the back wall reads "We Keep the Morale High, The First Annual Double V Water Beauty Pageant, Pittsburgh, PA...Friday, Aug. 28, Aquacade, Beauty Parade, Racing - Dancing."

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Women--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Signs and signboards | Beauty contests--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Savings bonds | World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American | Civil rights movements--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh (Pa.) | Allegheny County (Pa.)
Collection:Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project
Institution:Carnegie Museum of Art
Contributors:Teenie Harris Archives (Carnegie Museum of Art) | Carnegie Museum of Art
Online Publisher:[Pittsburgh, Penn.] : Carnegie Museum of Art | 2006
Original Material:

black and white: Agfa safety film

Accession number: 2001.35.9782

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.9782

Multimedia identifier: 18271.jpg

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